Profile Data from 2013
  • AVG. GMAT SCORE
    640
  • Program Cost
    $19,900
    $ $ $ $ $
Contact Information
Jr. Daniel Alomia Robles 125
Urbanizacion Los Alamos de Monterrico - Surco
Lima, , Peru
Website

CENTRUM Catolica Graduate Business School, the Business Center of the Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, offers a variety of academic programs including its DBA, International MBA, Global MBA, Managerial MBA, Specialized Masters and Executive Education programs, in Lima and nine other cities in Peru as well as in Bogota Colombia. CENTRUM Catolica is the only business school in Peru, and one of only seven business schools in South America, with the Triple Crown of business school accreditation, being accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), the European Quality Improvement System accreditation (EQUIS) and The Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    82%
  • Selectivity
    59%
  • Job Offers
    62%
  • Average Salary
    $49,980.00
  • Top Industry
    Manufacturing

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About CENTRUM Católica

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 98
  • Median 84
  • Middle 80% 36 to 180
Admissions Selectivity
59% CENTRUM Católica 46% Average Across All Schools

640 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
78% 620
80% 640
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 92
59% 59.0
82% 82.0
Female
42% 42
International
10% 10
Re-Applicants
7% 7
100% 100
Top Undergrad Majors
  • All Applicants
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Engineering
  • Accepted
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Engineering
Top 5 Feeder Colleges for Accepted
  • Universidad Nacional Mayor San Marcos
  • Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru
  • Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria
  • Universidad Ricardo Palma
  • Universidad San Martin de Porres
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • Interviews Very Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Recommendations Important
$25,192 Applicant Average Base Salary
Top 5 Feeder Companies
  • COORPORACION HAYDUK
  • ETERNIT
  • FARMINDUSTRIA S.A.
  • WEIR MINERALS LATINOAMERICA - PERU
  • MIBANCO BANCO DE LA MICROEMPRESA S.A.
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
2% 2
10% 10
710 to 739
4% 4
10% 10
680 to 709
12% 12
10% 10
650 to 679
15% 15
15% 15
620 to 649
20% 20
20% 20
590 to 619
15% 15
15% 15
560 to 589
12% 12
10% 10
530 to 559
10% 10
10% 10
500 to 529
6% 6
0% 0
Under 500
4% 4
0% 0
English Language Requirements
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • U Michigan Language Test

Careers: Will I find a job?

Manufacturing 22%
Top Industry
  • Petroleum/Energy 20%
  • Financial Services 17%
  • Technology 12%
Estudio de Abogados Hernandez 2
Top Employer
  • BDO Consulting 1
  • Laboratorio Sanofi 1
  • EYC Metalikas 1
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
62% CENTRUM Católica 83% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
33% 33
61% 60.97325153374234
33% Receive Offers
33% 33
56% 55.69710982658959
33% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
29% 29
22% 21.9117610062893
29% Receive Offers
29% 29
25% 25.424767441860464
29% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
5% 5
3% 3.0
5% Receive Offers
5% 5
11% 11.25
5% Accept Offers
83% Graduates seeking full-time employment
0% Graduates not seeking employment
Top Employers / Number Hired
  • Estudio de Abogados Hernandez 2
  • BDO Consulting 1
  • Laboratorio Sanofi 1
  • EYC Metalikas 1
  • PYCCA Peru 1
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
15% 15
Data not provided
Finance/Accounting
8% 8
Data not provided
General Management
27% 27
Data not provided
Human Resources
4% 4
Data not provided
Marketing/Sales
8% 8
Data not provided
Operations/Logistics
38% 38
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
12% 12
Data not provided
Consumer Products
4% 4
Data not provided
Financial Services
17% 17
Data not provided
Manufacturing
22% 22
Data not provided
Non-profit
4% 4
Data not provided
Petroleum/Energy
20% 20
Data not provided
Pharma/Biotech/Health Care
4% 4
Data not provided
Technology
12% 12
Data not provided
Other
8% 8
Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
South America
100% 100
$49,980.00 Data not provided
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Top Companies with Interns / Hired
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks
  • Percentage of internships that are paid
Annual Job Searching Trips by the School
  • CENTRUM Job Fair - Trujillo
  • CENTRUM Job Fair - Lima

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$53,941
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $19,900
  • Budget $24,600
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$56,216
Total Opportunity Cost
  • Program Cost $19,900
  • Budget $26,700
95% of Students Receive Aid
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Financial Aid
  • Apply for Aid
  • Receive Aid
Students applying for financial aid
95% 95
95% 95
Scholarships
$ $ $ $ $
$207,000
Total aid distributed for the upcoming year
Basic scholarships awarded
  • Financial Need
Loans
  • Loan guarantee policy Yes
  • Max loan guarantee per year $5,960
  • Average post-graduation debt $13,800
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Academics: What will I learn?

Students in Core Classes
25 CENTRUM Católica 43 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Case study
40% 40
Lectures
25% 25
Experiential learning
20% 20
Top Areas of Study
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Leadership
  • Strategy
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Concentrations and Specializations
Master Degree Programs
  • Finance
  • International Management/Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
Joint Degree Programs
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must write a complete business plan
  • Students are required to complete international experience
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Students must complete a company-specific project and present results to relevant parties
Program Logistics
  • Program length (in months) 13
  • Distance learning No
Technology Improvements
  • We now use VMWARE technology virtual servers, saving energy and space. We are also centralizing WiFi servers to improve student connectivity. We have replaced some 70 computers to achieve an average age of 5 years. We have implemented the SIEBEL platform for CRM purposes to track our marketing and improve sales efficiency. We now use the Moodle platform for distance learning. We also now use GLPI software, and an OCSNG for equipment inventory, and Alfresco as our file repository. We have dedicated and independent servers for both the Moodle platform and Alfresco platform. Out virtual classrooms now use Adobe Connect.

Students: Who are my classmates?

38% Married Students 5% International Students
43% Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
Student Citizenship
South America
100% 100
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Activities
Active Professional Clubs
  • Corporate Social Responsibility/NetImpact
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Other
Active Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

3,370 Living MBA Alumni 3 Countries where alumni clubs exist
3 Active alumni clubs
No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months